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Ladd-Franklin, Christine

Born: 1847 AD
Died: 1930 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Doctors, Psychologists

1847 – Born on the 1st of December in Windsor, Conneticut.

1869 – She was a Vassar graduate.

1878 – She taught science and mathematics in Washington, Pennsylvania at the secondary level.

       – While teaching she contributed several articles on mathematics to Educational Times of Great Britain.

       – She began graduate work at Johns Hopkins University.

1882 – She earned a Ph.D. in logic and mathematics with her dissertation The Algebra of Logic.

       – She married Fabian Franklin, a Johns Hopkins mathematics professor. They had two children, a son who lived only a few days and a daughter Margaret who grew up and became a prominent member of the women’s suffrage movement.

1926 – She was not awarded the Ph.D. until this year.

1929 – In psychology she was interested in vision particularly color vision and she published Color and Color Theories.

1930 – Died on the 5th fo March in New York City.